Inspired by ancient obsessions with mythological beasts, girlhood fantasies of becomming a mermaid & the Mermaid shows of early 20th century entertainment.
A pair of Fan Clam shells, cut from smooth coral leather, embossed with metallic foil, & suspended on fine glistening gold plated trace chain, from shiny gold plated studs.
Earring length 6cm, including stud.
Shells 37mm wide & 3.5mm thick
Leather, gold plated steel chain & brass studs.